While the Democratic Party has a long history of utilizing violence as a political tool, this past election cycle saw a significant increase of coercive intimidation tactics from the Left when compared to recent history. Over the course of the past few decades violent rhetoric and intimidation tactics have certainly been on the increase from grassroots leftist circles (which they
Prior to the 2015 Republican primaries the Alt-Right had not entered into the nation’s consciousness. That changed somewhat when the Neocon journals started raising red flags. The Alt-Right received more exposure during the presidential race as Hillary began to paint them as boogeymen. But by and large, America first heard about the Alt-Right when Steve Bannon was named to Trump’s cabinet.
It was three thirty in the morning, less than a week away from the election. Everybody on the 4chan message board was pissed, and a lot of them were pissed at me. Earlier that evening Wikileaks had released a new batch of John Podesta’s emails and dozens of young men on 4chan were sifting through them. I was one of
Rep. Elijah Cummings' MLK day interview on Morning Joe demonstrated the astuteness of Donald Trump’s decision to attack civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis. More than any other constituency, the African American political establishment has been the cornerstone of the moderate wing of the Democratic party. Their strength was demonstrated when they helped Obama defeat Hillary in the 2008 primary,
By Ernest C. Snyder
Do We Really Need Foreigners to Administer Our Databases?
I have worked in technology for many years. One thing you learn pretty early on is you need to find a company that is a good cultural fit for you. I imagine that in some industries, like banking, it doesn’t really matter who you work for. I mean all those stiffs gotta get dressed up in their monkey suits, right?
Marko Marjanovic recently published a fascinating aricle in Checkpoint Asia titled The US Is Now Fighting for AND Against Virtually Every Side in Syria’s 4-Sided Civil War.
Taken all together the US is now pursuing three separate wars in Syria against three of the four sides involved (ISIS, government, and rebels), as well as on the behalf of three of the
There is perhaps no evil today that is more understated than Communism. While many consider it to be misguided and dysfunctional, to outright state that Communism is evil draws more looks of skepticism and hostility than support. Communist groups can gather freely without massive harassment, adolescents use Che Guevara’s image as a signal of virtue, the ideas of Marx still
In all of my time working as an Internet troll and fighting on the avant-grade of The Great Meme War of 2016, I never imagined that it would lead to this. Yet here I am, writing a column for Boredom & Gomorrah. So why should you read anything a crotchety old punk rocker like myself has to say? Because I
For those of you unfamiliar with youth subculture this meme must seem rather confusing. But it is a clear indication that the tides in the culture war have turned. This type of meme is called a “Starter Pack” in the tradition of articles on how to get started in a hobby. Starter Pack memes are used to make fun of